Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Allergies and Bullying

I just read this disheartening article on The Toronto Star's website about how kids with allergies are often the subject of bullying.

With just one year to go until DJ enters the school system, I'm definitely worried about issues like this. Part of me is concerned that DJ will be marginalized socially because of his allergy. Kids can be cruel and anything that makes you stand out can be reason enough to taunt. While kids will be kids, we're going to be sure to help DJ understand how to deal with this type of thing. Just not sure how yet...

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